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Dr Ravishankar Sargur

Consultant Immunologist

MBBS, MD, FRCPath, FRCP

Practices at: The Alexandra Hospital, Thornbury Hospital

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Personal Profile

Dr Ravi Sargur trained in internal medicine (infectious diseases, renal, respiratory, intensive care) and then undertook clinical training in Sheffield specialising in immunology. Since 2009, he has been a Consultant at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He specialises in investigation and management of problems with the immune system, including allergy.

He has extensive experience in the diagnosis, management and treatment of allergic conditions including food allergy, anaphylaxis, urticaria (hives), angioedema (swelling), drug allergy, Aspirin allergy testing, hayfever, house dust mite allergy, cat allergy and bee & wasp venom allergies. He set up the Aspirin nasal challenge and desensitisation service in Northern General hospital. His interests include specialist allergy testing, investigating hidden allergens and problems with the immune system (antibody deficiency).

Clinical Interests

  • Primary Immune Deficiency 
  • Urticaria and Angiodema
  • Immediate IgE mediated Allergy 
  • Food Allergy
  • Drug Allergy 
  • Insect Sting Allergy
  • Allergy to Venoms 
  • Aspirin sensitivity 
  • Hayfever 
  • Dust Mite Allergy 
  • Animal Dander Allergy 
  • Skin prick tests 
  • Intradermal Tests 
  • Desensitisation / Immunotherapy 

Professional Memberships

  • British Society of Allergy and Immunology
  • British Society of Immunology
  • European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
  • American Association of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology
  • Royal College of Physicians
  • Royal College of Pathologists
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